The most expensive 5 bed property in the state is in Dublin 4 at €1.2 million on average while Roscommon is the cheapest at €182,000. (Photograph: iStock)

A report by property website details the fact that house prices in Ireland have increased more in the first six months of this year than in th(...)

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland has called on the Government and the HSE to “take an all-Ireland approach” to planning dementia services to ensure citizens are treated equally. Photograph: Getty Images

New figures have revealed significant gaps in dementia services in the State where patients face a “postcode lottery” and lengthy waits to access spec(...)

Some of the cars that were broken into at a car park in Co Wicklow . Photograph: Helen Lawless

A Canadian woman who is due to get married in Ireland this summer has appealed for the return of a passport and birthcert stolen when a number of cars(...)

Today is the feast of St John the Baptist. And I note this here with many apologies to my betters above me on this page as I, if ever so slightly, e(...)

Minister of State for Health Finian McGrath:  said he will launch a public consultation to allow  older people, their families and healthcare workers to have a say in the process. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Department of Health is involved in a “detailed process” to determine what type of home care scheme is best for Ireland, Minister of State Finian (...)

Diarmuid Martin, said he was no longer going to send seminarians to St Patrick’s College because of “poisonous” atmosphere.  Photograph: Getty

Fr Michael Mullaney has been appointed president of the national seminary, St Patrick’s College in Maynooth, for the next three years as the Catholic(...)

Trainer Kevin Prendergast: Penny Pepper now looks set to retire from the track on a high. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Kevin Prendergast will be 85 next month and has been training for well over a half a century but Penny Pepper’s 16-1 success in Sunday’s Group 3 Curra(...)

Wexford’s Conor McDonald celebrates scoring  a goal in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A quarter-final against Kilkenny at  Nowlan Park. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

SATURDAY MUNSTER SFC SEMI-FINAL Cork v Tipperary, Páirc Uí Rinn, 5.0 – live on RTÉ 2 After pulling off last year’s once-in-72 years number on Cork, (...)

Glen of the Downs Golf Club: A “task force” of former members is believed to be among a number of interests bidding to buy the property out of receivership

AIB Bank has been granted judgment for €751,890 against Delgany businessman Michael Doyle (73), who claims ownership of the 107 acres on which the no(...)

Members of the Independent Alliance Shane Ross, John Halligan and Finian McGrath. Photograph: Alan Betson

Independent Ministers will seek a number of new commitments as part of discussions with the new Fine Gael leader, Leo Varadkar. Mr Varadkar has alrea(...)